The 2nd iteration of HR Exchange Network’s Design Thinking for HR event will bring together leaders across HR from the Fortune 1000s, who are seeking to or are already embedding human centered design within their organizations, in order to transform people, places and practices to meet the needs of these challenging times and adapt to the “New Normal”.

Regardless of your maturity level, this year’s event is designed to provide you with actionable insights, strategies and tactics that you can bring back to your team to solve HR and workforce challenges. Request event details

Key Focus Areas

    • Meet the challenges of our day as we discuss case studies and share insights regarding remote workforce transformation best practices and lessons learned
    • Break down empathy, the root of design thinking, to redefine HR capabilities that better align with end-user experiences

    • Integrate design thinking into agile processes

    • Get a leading input on key elements to launch and maintain a design thinking mindset in HR

Maturity Tracks   NEW 

Whether you’re just starting your journey or are well on your way, our dedicated tracks will get your questions answered and address the challenges you’re facing.

Design Thinking Sprints   NEW

Five concurrent 90-minute sessions discussing how to implement design thinking in each stage of the employee lifecycle.

Accelerator Challenge   NEW

Attendees will be able to break out into groups and offer
real-time consulting to an organization with a specific problem, developing and testing their strategies.

Last Year's Design Thinking Experts

Giancarlo Davila

Former Head of Digital HR


Marlene Hernandez

Director of Learning & Development


Oliver Sykes

Senior Lead, Global Talent Strategy


Danielle Norman

Vice President, HR Services

AMITA Health

Monica J. Johnson

Service Design Strategist

Wells Fargo

Jennifer Price

Director, Innovation Development


Amy Rossi

Vice President, Employee Experience


Jessica Marucci

Head of People and Places

Catalyst Software

Sony Tiwari

Head of Talent Management


Niki Shah

Associate Director, HR Operations


Cornelia Kunert

Employee Experience & Engagement Expert

Pro Insurance Solutions

João Bonini

HR Automation Lead


Adam Primi

Director of Human Resources

Oncology Nursing Society

Chris Rinere

Manager, Global Trade Compliance Programs and Training


Jacob Willinger

UX Researcher

General Dynamics

Kevin Sella

Talent Business Partner


Amy Ludwig

Learning and Development Specialist


Erik Rueter

HR Project Lead

Oncology Nursing Society